Official name
REPUBLIC OF PORTUGAL
Form of government
Parliamentary republic
Capital
Lisbon‎
Head of State
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
Prime Minister
António Costa
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Augusto Santos Silva
Date of establishment of bilateral relations
In 1882

Political relations

Political relations and cooperation between Serbia and Portugal are on a good level, with continuous development. Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Ana Brnabić was in Lisbon in November 2018 and on that occasion had a meeting with Prime Minister António Costa. Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia I. Dačić visited Portugal in April 2018. Former President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic paid an official visit to Portugal in January 2017.

 

Economic relations

In the period from January-November 2020 exports from Serbia amounted to about 20.8 million euros, while imports from Portugal amounted to about 50.1 million euros. According to the official data of the National Bank of Serbia (NBS), the inflow of investments from Portugal to Serbia amounted to 3.6 million euro in the period from 2010 to 2019.

 

Bilateral agreements

There are currently 11 bilateral agreements in force, including:

Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Environment, Mining and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Serbia and the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Portugal (16 March 2014);

Agreement between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Portugal on the Employment of Family Members of Diplomatic and Consular Staff (5 February 2014; Official Gazette of RSInternational Treaties No. 4);

Agreement between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Portugal on Mutual Encouragement and Protection of Investments (16 September 2009; Official Gazette of RSInternational Treaties No. 1/10)

Agreement on cooperation between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Portugal in the Field of Defence (13 February 2009; Official Gazette of RSInternational Treaties No. 1/10).

 

Contact information

Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Portugal http://www.lisbon.mfa.gov.rs/

Embassy of the Republic of Portugal in the Republic of Serbia https://belgrado.embaixadaportugal.mne.gov.pt/pt/seccao-consular/informacao-geral

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia: Department for Europe, tel. 00 381 (0) 11 30 68 326, 30 68 274, e-mail: oev@mfa.rs